It's time to address the elephant in the room: What does sleep training actually mean? If you've watched my free Q&A's on Facebook, follow me on Instagram, or read my blog regularly you've heard me talk a lot about sleep training. Today I am going to lay it all out for you. First of all, people probably use this term to describe all sorts of sleep strategies. Today I am going to explain what it means for me as a baby sleep consultant. While sleep is my end goal, I will not sa
There are so many trendy products out there right now, claiming to make your baby sleep. But do they really work? Are they necessary? And will they cause sleep regressions later? Before I highlight a few of my favorite and least favorite baby sleep products out on the market, let me set up some of information to help you understand what babies ‘need’ to sleep and how that changes over a relatively short time. When a baby is born he has what we have termed the startle reflex.